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Raytheon to pursue full-scale development of carrier-based GPS aircraft landing system

Raytheon to pursue full-scale development of carrier-based GPS aircraft landing system

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 30 July 2015. U.S. Navy carrier aviation experts are planning to award a 6-year contract to Raytheon Co. for full-scale development of an aircraft carrier landing system based on differential Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation technology.

Uncooled LWIR thermography camera for benchtop research introduced by Sierra-Olympic

Uncooled LWIR thermography camera for benchtop research introduced by Sierra-Olympic

HOOD RIVER, Ore., 30 July 2015. Sierra-Olympic Technologies Inc. in Hood River, Ore., is introducing the uncooled long-wave infrared (LWIR) Cox CX320 thermography camera for machine vision, process monitoring, and benchtop research and development applications.

DC-DC converters for powering CPUs, ASICs, FPGAs, DDR3, and DDR4 introduced by Murata

DC-DC converters for powering CPUs, ASICs, FPGAs, DDR3, and DDR4 introduced by Murata

MANSFIELD, Mass., 29 July 2015. Murata Power Solutions in Mansfield, Mass., is introducing three single output, non-isolated point of load (PoL) DC-DC converters for powering CPUs, ASICs, FPGAs, DDR3 and DDR4, as well as use in other distributed bus architectures.

Boeing to continue work on developing XS-1 reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft

Boeing to continue work on developing XS-1 reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft

ARLINGTON, Va., 28 July 2015. U.S. military researchers are pushing forward with a project to design an reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft able to carry and deploy 3,000-to-5,000-pound satellites to low-Earth orbit (LEO) for less than $5 million per launch.

Brushless DC motor for laboratory robots, micropumps, and compact uses introduced by Maxon

Brushless DC motor for laboratory robots, micropumps, and compact uses introduced by Maxon

FALL RIVER, Mass., 28 July 2015. Maxon Precision Motors Inc. in Fall River, Mass., is introducing the EC 4 brushless DC motor for micropumps, analytic and diagnostic devices, laboratory robots, and other ultra-compact applications.

Air Force eyes embedded computing and sensors to enhance networking for command and control

Air Force eyes embedded computing and sensors to enhance networking for command and control

ROME, N.Y., 27 July 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for new ways of using embedded computing and sensors to improve military networking.

DARPA TRACE program using advanced algorithms, embedded computing for radar target recognition

DARPA TRACE program using advanced algorithms, embedded computing for radar target recognition

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, Va., 24 July 2015. U.S. military researchers needed new ways of using computer algorithms and high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) for radar target recognition to identify military targets rapidly and accurately using radar sensors on manned and unmanned tactical aircraft. They found their solution from Deep Learning Analytics LLC in Arlington Va.

Signal and spectrum analyzer for aerospace and defense applications introduced by Rohde & Schwarz

Signal and spectrum analyzer for aerospace and defense applications introduced by Rohde & Schwarz

MUNICH, 24 July 2015. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG in Munich is introducing the R&S FSW85 high-end signal and spectrum analyzer for demanding research and development applications that involve aerospace and defense, automotive radar, 5G, and other wireless communications.

Army reaches out to industry for mature vehicle-mount IED detection and marking capabilities

Army reaches out to industry for mature vehicle-mount IED detection and marking capabilities

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 23 July 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for fresh IED detection ideas on mature technologies for clearing surface-laid and buried improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from roadways and areas of military operations.

Rugged data recorder subsystem for military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged data recorder subsystem for military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 23 July 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions Division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing an enhanced version of its rugged CNS4 Compact Network Storage subsystem for military applications that require high-speed data recording, cryptography and removable storage.

Soon after Iran deal, Air Force looks for new ways to find and attack deeply buried targets

Soon after Iran deal, Air Force looks for new ways to find and attack deeply buried targets

ROME, N.Y., 22 July 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for ideas on how to assess, locate, and characterize hard and deeply buried targets (HDBT) like underground bunkers containing enemy weapons or nuclear research facilities.

Hyperspectral imaging market to grow by 76% through 2019; military market to hit $13.9 million

Hyperspectral imaging market to grow by 76% through 2019; military market to hit $13.9 million

DALLAS, 22 July 2015. The worldwide market for hyperspectral imaging will grow by 76 percent from 2015 to 2019, rising from $47.2 million in 2014 to $83.2 million in 2019, predict analysts at market researcher MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

RF AND MICROWAVE: RF inductors for military applications presented by Gowanda

Gowanda Electronics Corp. in Gowanda, N.Y., is introducing five RF and microwave inductors for military, aerospace, and defense RF applications like communications, guidance, security, radar, test and evaluation, and special operations.

Near-infrared light-emitting diodes for surveillance and night vision introduced by Opto Diode

Near-infrared light-emitting diodes for surveillance and night vision introduced by Opto Diode

CAMARILLO, Calif., 17 July 2015. Opto Diode Corp. in Camarillo, Calif., is introducing the OD-110W GaAlAs near-infrared (IR) light-emitting diodes for night vision and surveillance applications.

Thales to build prototype deployable instrument landing systems for worldwide use

Thales to build prototype deployable instrument landing systems for worldwide use

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 16 July 2015. Avionics experts at Thales Defense & Security Inc. in Clarksburg, Md., are taking the next step in developing a deployable aircraft instrument landing system for precision aircraft approach worldwide in difficult conditions.

30-Watt DC-DC converters for test and measurement and process control introduced by TDK Lambda

30-Watt DC-DC converters for test and measurement and process control introduced by TDK Lambda

SAN DIEGO, 16 July 2015. Power electronics specialist TDK Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the TDK-Lambda 30-Watt CCG30G series of DC-DC converters for test and measurement, battery-powered, broadcast, process control, data communications, and telecommunications equipment.

Navy asks Lockheed Martin to study performance upgrades to Mk 48 Mod 7 CBASS submarine torpedoes

Navy asks Lockheed Martin to study performance upgrades to Mk 48 Mod 7 CBASS submarine torpedoes

NEWPORT, R.I., 13 July 2015. U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are moving forward with plans to upgrade and enhance the Navy's Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) version of the Mk 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo.

Human detection proximity sensors for security and light control introduced by Panasonic

Human detection proximity sensors for security and light control introduced by Panasonic

MUNICH, 13 July 2015. Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems in Munich is introducing the MA Motion human detection proximity sensors for automatic doors or in security gates; detecting people in front of machines; automatic light control; and non-contact medical applications.

Army considering multispectral sensor fusion to help helicopter pilots land in bad conditions

Army considering multispectral sensor fusion to help helicopter pilots land in bad conditions

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 10 July 2015. U.S. Army electro-optics experts are reaching out to industry to find companies able to develop multispectral sensor fusion with a distributed aperture system (distributed aperture system) to help helicopter pilots fly fog, dust, smoke, darkness, and other degraded visual environment (DVE) conditions.

DEKA Research to develop touch-sensitive robotic artificial limbs for injured warfighters

DEKA Research to develop touch-sensitive robotic artificial limbs for injured warfighters

ARLINGTON, Va., 9 July 2015. U.S. military researchers are choosing a Manchester, N.H., research firm to develop enabling technologies that could help provide injured warfighters with robotic artificial limbs that feel and function like natural limbs.

New Russian directed-energy weapon could complicate U.S. military strategic planning

New Russian directed-energy weapon could complicate U.S. military strategic planning

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 7 July 2015. The Russian defense industry reportedly has developed a directed-energy weapon that can destroy or disable sophisticated electronic guidance and navigation systems in manned and unmanned aircraft and precision-guided missiles.

Missile Defense Agency looks to IDT to provide test equipment for ballistic missile defense

Missile Defense Agency looks to IDT to provide test equipment for ballistic missile defense

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 7 July 2015. U.S. missile-defense test equipment experts are looking to Innovative Defense Technologies LLC (IDT) in Arlington, Va., for a new and innovative approach for automated testing, data analysis, and requirements verification for ballistic missile defense systems.

Army looks to five companies to develop munitions technology for next-generation armament

Army looks to five companies to develop munitions technology for next-generation armament

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 30 June 2015. U.S. Army munitions experts are choosing five companies to help design and build new technologies for next-generation Army armaments and munitions, ranging from precision-guided munitions, warheads, fuzes, mortars, and different kinds of conventional ammunition.

Spending more on ruggedized computers can ensure against crucial data loss, survey reveals

Spending more on ruggedized computers can ensure against crucial data loss, survey reveals

NASHUA, N.H., 29 June 2015. Nine out of ten readers of Military & Aerospace Electronics say it's worth the extra money to buy ruggedized computers for aerospace and defense applications, rather than risking the loss of crucial data by using commercial-grade computers, a recent study shows.

RF and microwave directional coupler for EW, SATCOM, and radar introduced by KRYTAR

RF and microwave directional coupler for EW, SATCOM, and radar introduced by KRYTAR

SUNNYVALE, Calif., 26 June 2015. KRYTAR Inc. in Sunnyvale, Calif., is introducing the model 102020006 RF and microwave directional coupler that offers 6 dB of coupling over the frequency range of 2 to 20 GHz in a compact and lightweight package.

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